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Fire Can Make Halloween Way Too Scary

MARIPOSA – With Halloween just around the corner, children will soon be out in costume trekking through festive displays in search of candy. However, more than ghosts could be lurking amongst the mid-fall fun, as Halloween costumes and decorations present a number of hidden fire hazards. Cal Fire reminds everyone that with a few precautions taken, you can make the ...

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Trunk Or Treat At Mariposa’s Historic Courthouse

MARIPOSA — For trunkers, set-up starts at 4 p.m. There’s also a contest for best-decorated trunk — vehicles and attached trunk must be incorporated into the display. Mariposa Safe Families, Inc. (MSF) was founded in 2003 as the Child Abuse Prevention Council for Mariposa County. The goal of MSF is to promote safe and healthy families by collaborating with service ...

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Trunk ‘N Treat On Halloween At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Community College Center and the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host a Trunk-N-Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Oakhurst College Campus. All local children and families are welcome to attend this free event. Volunteer “Trunkers” will decorate themselves and their cars and provide candy or treats for ...

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Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival

BASS LAKE — Looking for a way to celebrate the spooky season that provides entertainment for little ghouls and big ones, too? Stop by the Pines Village on Sat. Oct. 27 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. and join in on a fun, free community event: it’s the 3rd Annual Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival, a safe and family-oriented alternative to ...

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Safe And Spooky: North Fork Trunk Or Treat

NORTH FORK — How much candy can one kid eat? Find out at the Halloween Trunk ‘n Treat at the Post Office parking lot in North Fork, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The parking lot will be roped off for safety and the North Fork fire truck will be on hand to give kids a special ...

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21st Annual Tarantula Festival Comes Creepin’ In

COARSEGOLD – Hairy legs? Check. Halloween costume? Check. Throat lozenges? Check. You’re ready for the 21st annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival, which wouldn’t be complete without arachnid races, costume parades, hairy legs contest, scream-fest, pizza eating, pumpkin cake, poetry, crafts, and tarantula appreciation all the way around. Also known as the Tarantula Awareness Festival, it’s a very special day with family ...

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All Aboard The Haunted Locomotive

FISH CAMP — Something spooktacular is happening this weekend, and visitors to Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad will want to know: locomotive #15 has been taken over by Halloween spirits. Ghosts in the know say the eerie train will be rolling down the rails this on Saturday, Oct. 27. Children are encouraged to wear costumes and go trick-or-treating at the stores ...

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Madame Gadzinka’s Halloween Musical Extravaganza

OAKHURST — The elegantly undead Madam Gadzinka and her traveling sideshow family are making an appearance in town to perform a special pre-Halloween revue at the Golden Chain Theater, where they’ll reveal themselves for one weekend only. They have traveled all across America performing in small towns as they go — leaving each place forever changed, or so we have heard. ...

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KRYZ Halloween Dance Party & Fundraiser

MARIPOSA — Broadcasting from a downtown basement, KRYZ 98.5 FM Mariposa Community Radio has achieved remarkable success in a pretty short period of time, thanks to a growing number of dedicated volunteers and the support of local businesses and nonprofits who have embraced the fledgling outlet from the start. What began with an on-air countdown to midnight on Dec. 31, ...

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Boo-Ya! 4th Annual Oakhurst Scarecrow Contest

OAKHURST — You may notice things around town looking a little more spooktacular than usual this time of year. That’s because the fine folks at Branches Books & Gifts have once again invited the community to participate in the month-long, annual Oakhurst Scarecrow Contest running through October right up to Halloween on the 31st. The friendly competition is open to all — ...

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